Building computer for music, video, gaming Tags: New Build Computer Systems Product Last response: November 27, 2011 12:11 AM in Systems Share gtsebek November 26, 2011 10:31:48 PM I'm putting together a computer i can build for.. From most to least important: Music production, Video editing, Gaming Right now I'm planning on: MOBO: ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM & POWER SUPPLY: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB & COOLER MASTER GX Series RS650-ACAAE3-US 650W http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... VIDEO CARD: GeForce GTX 550 Ti http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PLUS: CORSAIR CWCH60 Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I still need to figure: Hard Disk? Optical drive? Also a case So far, what do you think? will it be a good build, or should I change a few things? What would you recommend as far as hard disk, optical drive, and a case. and mabey other things that i'm missing? Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks More about : building computer music video gaming r0aringdrag0n November 27, 2011 12:11:27 AM First: I would change the cooler to this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Saves some money and gives great overclocking, i doubt you'd be trying to OC your i5 to 5GHz (which is what water cooling is for). 2nd: Get this HDD: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Western+Digital+-+Caviar+Bl... It's pretty cheap compared to NewEgg 3rd: You can go with a cheap optical drive, not really important, something like this will suffice: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 4th: This is a cool case that is pretty cheap: http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Tower-steel-chassis-CS-NT... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding My First PC for Gaming, Video Editing, and Recording Music Forum SolvedBest $600 Build for Gaming/Music/Video Editing Forum Computer stutter when listening to music, watching video or gaming Forum SolvedNew build advice for a gaming, music, video system Forum Help on building a system for video editing, gaming, music. Forum SolvedFirst build under $1000 gaming, bluray, and video/music editing Forum Building first computer. Gaming and music Forum Looking to build a Music Production/Video Editing/Decent Gaming PC - $1500 budget Forum gaming, music, design computer build needed Forum I want to build a Dedicated Music DAW/Video Editing Computer. Forum SolvedI need advice on building a audio and video editing workstation to record music, create music CDs, CD labels, and to create Forum SolvedBuilding a Gaming/ Video Editing Computer for about $1600 to $1800 Forum About to buy parts $1000 build Music,Video,Gaming - Feedback? Forum Solvedtop spec high end graphics card for gaming and also media streaming, such as music and video rendering/editing Forum SolvedNeed help building a computer for recording music Forum SolvedHow do these specs look for a music production/gaming computer Forum SolvedI'm Building a PC for Music Production & Video/Picture Ebiting? Forum New build music mixing/recording and gaming computer $2000 Canadian Forum SolvedSuggestions for computer build - Video editing, rendering, gaming Forum Solvedcomputer build for music production Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !